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Pitcher

Pitcher
Title
Pitcher
Date 
Probably 1835-1865
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Green blown non-lead glass pitcher with "lily-pad" decoration; spherical body with tall cylindrical neck with flared and tooled rim pulled out to form spout, trailed thread around neck, second gather of glass tooled up into five tall peaks and five short wave-like peaks, applied handle with curled end, and applied pedestal foot with pontil mark on underside.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.207
Gallery Label 
The unusual wear, large foot, fussy tooling, and weight suggest this may be a later piece or a twenthieth-century fake.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group